Episode 332: How to Handle MLMs in your Church

In Episode 332 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss how to handle and deal with Multi-Level Marketing (MLMs) in the local church. 

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • How to handle MLMs in the local church
  • What policies and processes should be in place regarding MLMs in your church

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “It is not bad to be a part of an MLM or affiliate marketing. Just don’t use the church for selling or recruiting.” – @toddadkins 
  • “There should be no MLMs at the senior level of the church.” – @danielsangi
  • “Churches should have a stated/written policy for leaders that it is okay to be a part of an MLM, but don’t recruit people. Let someone else from the church tell them about your business.” – @toddadkins
  • “If it naturally happens in the course of a relationship, then there is flexibility.”  – @toddadkins
  • “It’s not to say that MLMs can’t be done, it’s more of an awareness. Hopefully, MLMs won’t be a problem, but if there is an issue, then I can address it”. – @toddadkins
  • “MLMs become a problem when the church becomes a primary recruiting ground or aggressive.” – @toddadkins
  • “Church and town size matters when it comes to MLMs.”  – @danielsangi
  • “Think about what would happen if we were as intentional about sharing the gospel as people are about selling their MLM products.” @toddadkins
  • “Hallelujah that our riches are not on this Earth.” – @danielsangi

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